any of various beetles of the family Meloidae, many of which produce a secretion capable of blistering the skin.
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Origin of blister beetle
First recorded in1810–20
Words nearby blister beetle
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British Dictionary definitions for blister beetle
any beetle of the family Meloidae, many of which produce a secretion that blisters the skinSee also Spanish fly
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